How To Make Hummus

freshly made hummus with drizzle of olive oil and sumac seasoning

Hummus Recipe

Hummus is a tasty and healthy snack made from chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, spices, and garlic. Perfect for dipping with carrots sticks or crackers. Try making it now and enjoy the deliciousness!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Servings6 servings
Calories (per serving)150 kcal



  • In a food processor, combine the tahini and lemon juice, and blitz for 1 minute. Ensure you scrape the sides and process for another 30 seconds.
  • Add to the food processor: olive oil, minced garlic, cumin, and salt. Process for 45 seconds.
  • Add the chickpeas to the food processor. Process for 1 minute, scrape the sides, and process for another 2 minutes or until smooth. Whilst processing, ensure you slowly add water to the food processor until it’s fully smooth.
  • To serve, drizzle over olive oil and sumac seasoning.


Store in an airtight container and refrigerate up to one week for meal prep.
You can used canned chickpeas to save time, but we recommend soaking the chickpeas overnight and soft cooking them to prepare for this hummus recipe.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 150kcalCarbohydrates: 10.53gProtein: 4.33gFat: 10.81gSaturated Fat: 1.48gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3.18gMonounsaturated Fat: 5.62gSodium: 200.25mgPotassium: 139.47mgFiber: 2.64gSugar: 1.47gVitamin A: 16.79IUVitamin B1: 0.2mgVitamin B2: 0.03mgVitamin B3: 0.74mgVitamin B5: 0.09mgVitamin B6: 0.07mgVitamin C: 3.05mgVitamin E: 0.78mgVitamin K: 3.94µgCalcium: 31.94mgCopper: 0.27mgFolate: 58.68µgIron: 1.41mgManganese: 0.31mgMagnesium: 24.19mgPhosphorus: 129.48mgSelenium: 4.67µgZinc: 0.91mgNet Carbohydrates: 7.9g
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Data source: USDA

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How Long Does Hummus Last?

Fridge5 to 7 days.
Freezer3 months (results not great).

Ensure you use an airtight food storage container for meal prep.